New York City

Politics

Adams’ real estate ties called into question after Bronx fire

The mayor’s relationship to the burned building’s landlord, along with his ‘close the door’ directive in the wake of the tragedy, are raising eyebrows.

New York City

Politics

De-De-Blasifying the city’s highways

DOT says signs with former Mayor Bill de Blasio’s name will be changed by the end of the month – a lot longer than it took to change signage when Kathy Hochul became governor.

New York City

Politics

Eric Adams’ transition committee has brought in nearly $2 million

The mayor has until April 30 to spend it on an inauguration ceremony – or give the money back.

New York City

Politics

What does the female City Council majority want to do for women?

The New York City Council’s first female majority wants to bring more attention to issues including maternal health and family care.

New York City

Politics

COIB let other mayors hire family members. Will it give Eric Adams permission?

Previous waivers grant some insight, but there could be a key difference with Bernard Adams, if he’s getting paid.

New York State

Politics

An oxymoronic Albany debut for Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman

The mandate scofflaw starred at a law-and-order rally hosted by Republican state lawmakers.

New York City

Politics

Assembly Member Diana Richardson named Brooklyn deputy borough president

Borough President Antonio Reynoso chose a fellow progressive, which will create an open legislative seat.

New York City

Politics

How Adrienne Adams became the speaker

The compromise candidate’s win came after Mayor Eric Adams picked someone else.

Education

Politics

Pace University navigates COVID-19, clinches national contest and looks to future

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the school across from City Hall in Lower Manhattan won the 18th annual national College Fed Challenge and enrolled its largest incoming class of first-year students.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Is this nonprofit responsible for Eric Adams’ primary win?

Show Up, Turn Out, launched a campaign to encourage Black New Yorkers to vote in the election and the result they say was a big bump in voter turnout.

New York City

Politics

Can Eric Adams really hire his brother?

Bernard Adams wouldn’t be the first family member of a mayor to work in their administration.

Coronavirus

Politics

New state data shows exactly how many people are hospitalized because of COVID-19

A majority of hospital patients who test positive for the coronavirus do not need treatment for the virus.

New York State

Politics

Cuomo’s groping charge is officially dismissed

The ex-governor made his first public appearance since resigning from office during the Friday court hearing.

Homelessness

Politics

Hochul and Adams take tag-team approach to subway homelessness

The move to direct more cops to the subway system has already raised some eyebrows.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Which Democrats are running for lieutenant governor?

The list of candidates will likely expand as the fields solidify in other statewide races.

New York State

Politics

Jan. 6 insurrection only aligned New York GOP closer to Trump

A year after the Capitol riots, Republicans continue to use Trumpism to their advantage.

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